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Become a Park Host Volunteer

What does a park host do?

Park host volunteers are stewards of Crook County Parks and Recreation District (CCPRD) operated campgrounds. As representatives of CCPRD, they provide support for park guests, staff and are instrumental in taking care of our camping facilities. Their incredible volunteer efforts help us to truly achieve our mission: To enhance the quality of life in our community through diverse programs, beautiful facilities and excellent customer service.

What is the time commitment?

Volunteer hosts make a minimum commitment of at least 30 days per host assignment. The length of stay can vary, as well as the hours per week. Typically you can expect to spend 32 hours per week hosting.

What are the benefits of being a park host?

Being a Park Host can be a rewarding experience. It gives individuals the opportunity to invest in a local community and bring joy and happiness to others. You get to be part of a team of parks and recreation professionals and share in their comradery. Park hosts get to meet people from all over the world and make lasting friendships. It is also a very affordable way to experience Central Oregon as you will get a full hook-up RV site free.

What is required?

In addition to the requirements related to each specific host assignment, all CCPRD host volunteers are required to:

  • Be at least 18 years old.

  • Pass an annual criminal background check.

  • Pass an annual driver’s records check.

  • Own a self-contained recreational vehicle.

Other Requirements:

  • Follow the policies and procedures of the Host Program.

  • Support a safe, respectful and inclusive park environment for guests, staff and volunteers.

  • Honor and keep volunteer commitments.

  • Pets of hosts are welcome, but hosts must obey park pet rules. Pets must have a current rabies vaccination.

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